Resources

There is much to learn about equity in education, the workforce, and in our communities. We are each on a journey of discovery, and here we share resources from our journey to help others on theirs. 

Q&A

Your diversity, equity, and inclusion questions answered.

Webinars

On-demand complimentary webinars to help you learn.

Ideas

Read our blog posts for ideas, news and recommendations.

Tools

Explore tools that support action towards a more equitable and just world.

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Webinars

Top 10 Root Causes for participation and completion in nontraditional pathyways

Barriers and Root Causes to Access & Success in CTE & STEM

In this 90-minute virtual workshop recording, I introduce the top 10 root causes for participation and completion in pathways to Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers through the lens of the 4-I’s of oppression. Download a handout at the end of the post.

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Nontraditional Careers in CTE and STEM

Nontraditional Careers in CTE and STEM

Nontraditional careers are any in which one gender represents less than 25% of the workforce. For example, women in engineering or men in nursing. When many of these careers are high-wage, and high-demand jobs, it is imperative that we remove barriers and increase the participation and completion of women and men in nontraditional educational pathways. This workshop equips educators with tools and strategies for recruitment and retention.

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Questions and Answers

Navigating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) can be challenging. Helping ourselves and others to understand DEI topics can be even more challenging. That’s why we’ve created a Q&A section to help!  Many of our answers include short, and succinct illustrative animation videos. Let us know what you think, how you use these resources, and submit any questions you’d like answered. 

golden rule vs platinum rule

What’s better than the Golden Rule? The Platinum Rule!

Most of us learned the Golden Rule in kindergarten, and our teachers suggested using it as a plumb line for all types of human interactions. But what are the limitations of the Golden Rule, and is it still a practical guideline? In this post, we evaluate the Golden Rule and offer the Platinum Rule as a new benchmark for human-centered and inclusive practices.

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What is a root cause and why do we need to find it?

What is a root cause, and why do we need to find it?

For issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, we must find the root causes for our specific populations before diving in with well-intentioned interventions that may miss the mark and leave us no better than before we started. In this 3.5-minute illustrative video, we challenge you to act like a child and don’t stop asking why until you get to the bottom of things.

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Latest Posts

golden rule vs platinum rule

What’s better than the Golden Rule? The Platinum Rule!

Most of us learned the Golden Rule in kindergarten, and our teachers suggested using it as a plumb line for all types of human interactions. But what are the limitations of the Golden Rule, and is it still a practical guideline? In this post, we evaluate the Golden Rule and offer the Platinum Rule as a new benchmark for human-centered and inclusive practices.

Read More »
What is a root cause and why do we need to find it?

What is a root cause, and why do we need to find it?

For issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, we must find the root causes for our specific populations before diving in with well-intentioned interventions that may miss the mark and leave us no better than before we started. In this 3.5-minute illustrative video, we challenge you to act like a child and don’t stop asking why until you get to the bottom of things.

Read More »